Walk-on fullback who joined the squad in the spring of 2013... has tremendous strength from many hours spent in the weight room.
2013: Saw action in two games, playing against Coastal Carolina and in the bowl win over Wisconsin... played fullback for the first time since middle school.
2011-12: Did not participate in football.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, S.C., graduating in 2011... played nose guard and linebacker for two seasons before moving to offensive tackle as a senior.
PERSONAL: Garrison Gist was born May 23, 1993... is an art studio major at South Carolina... has competed in weightlifting competitions... father, Anquan, played safety at The Citadel.